Venue Details

201 Star Starred
Alex Theatre
between Wilson and California 216 N. Brand Blvd. Glendale, CA 91203
818-243-ALEX
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Member Tips

Amy C.
Casual, but it's fun to dress up like the movie's theme
info Feb 20 2009 star this tip starred
Amy C.
No food & drink in theater, but there is some sold outside to consume there
info Feb 20 2009 star this tip starred
Amy C.
$1 garage parking with Alex theater validation
info Feb 20 2009 star this tip starred

Reviews & Ratings

48 ratings
4.5 average rating
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206 events
91 reviews
0 stars
attended Apr 26 2008

What's not to love about Betty Hutton, and the opportunity to see a movie in the beautiful Alex Theatre?

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15 reviews
4 stars
attended Apr 26 2008

There is a reason why this movie is not considered a "classic"...it just doesn't resonate well. There are 2 recognizable songs ("There's No Business Like Show Business"... continued

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159 events
132 reviews
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attended Apr 26 2008

The Alex Theatre is a great venue for all events with easy parking (validated) across the street. Watching this old movie was an enjoyable afternoon.

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Description

Betty Hutton replaced an ailing Judy Garland and made the part of Annie her own with an assist from Howard Keel (making his movie debut) as the handsome sharpshooter Frank Butler. Audiences still applaud after every musical number and the songs “Anything You Can Do”, “The Girl That I Marry”, “Got the Sun in the Morning”, “Doin’ What Comes Naturally”, and “There’s No Business Like Show Business” have become standards.

One of the finest examples of the 3-Strip Technicolor process, all theatrical prints were pulled from circulation in 1973 due to an unresolved rights dispute. Miles Kreuger, Author and President of The Institute of the American Musical will host the 8 pm screening and detail the campaign to bring this classic back to the big screen.

Walt Disney’s rambunctious Donald Duck battles his nephew’s Huey, Dewey and Louie in the big screen Technicolor cartoon Straight Shooters (1947).